ATLANTA, GA — Heisman Trophy candidate Najee Harris has four touchdowns in the first half and No. 1 Alabama leads No. 7 Florida 35-17 at halftime in the SEC Championship Game at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Harris has caught three passes for touchdowns so far and has another one on the ground as Alabama moved within 30 minutes of sealing yet another SEC title.
His four total touchdowns ties the SEC Championships record.
The senior running back caught touchdown passes for 7, 23 and 17 yards, while his eight-yard run in the first quarter opened the scoring between the two sides.
So far, Harris has four catches for 53 yards and has carried the ball 16 times for 88 yards.
Fellow Heisman Trophy candidate, DeVonta Smith has so far taken eight catches for 113 yards, with quarterback Mac Jones completing 20 of 28 passes for 267 yards and four touchdowns with one interception.
Meanwhile, for Florida, Kyle Trask is 10 of 15 on completed passes for 179 yards and a touchdown, while Kadarius Toney has caught the ball six times for 139 yards and one touchdown.
Toney has 151 total yards for the Florida, while the rest of the team has accounted for 62.
Trask has also rushed for a score for the Gators, who are hoping to bounce back from last week’s disheartening loss to LSU and perhaps make a push for a College Football Playoff spot.